Graduation

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GRADUATION MAY 15, 2023
Updates regarding ceremony location and tickets will be released Spring 2023. Check back here for more details.
 
Graduation Dates

Join the 2023 NYU School of Global Public Health Graduation Ceremony on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 1:30 PM (Eastern Time). 

➪ Ceremony location and ticket reservation details will be announced soon. 
➪ For any questions related to the 2023 School of Global Public Health Graduation Ceremony please contact gph.graduation@nyu.edu

Join the 2023 NYU All-University Commencement in-person on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 11:00 AM (Eastern Time) at Yankee Stadium

➪ For any questions related to the 2023 All-University Commencement please contact commencement@nyu.edu or learn more here.
 


Graduation Tickets

Information regarding the number of guest tickets per student, how to reserve tickets, and more will be released in the coming weeks. Students will also be contacted directly via email with these details.
 


Apply for Graduation

Students at the School of Global Public Health may officially graduate in September, January, or May.

In order to graduate in a specific semester (i.e. the semester in which all degree requirements will be completed), students must apply for graduation within the application deadline period.

See below for the application deadline for the semester in which you intend to graduate.

➪ If you complete your degree requirements in the Spring 2023 semester: you will need to apply for May Graduation.

  • Deadline to apply is: February 12, 2023

➪ If you complete your degree requirements in the Summer 2023 semester: you will need to apply for September Graduation.

  • The application period opens on March 1, 2023 and closes on June 15, 2023
  • PLEASE NOTE: Should you want to participate in the May 2023 Ceremony, you would need to apply for a Dean’s Exception. Kindly refer to Dean’s Exceptions below for next steps. 

IMPORTANT NOTE | Make sure to apply by the deadline listed on this page to be considered as a candidate for graduation.

Doctoral students must also apply for graduation.

Students in dual degree programs must submit an application for each of the Schools in which they are enrolled.

1 - How To Apply for Graduation

All students must apply for graduation via your NYU Albert Account 

  1. Log in to Albert. On the Home page go to the Academics section and click the Apply to Graduate button.
  2. Select your Academic Program
  3. Select the term you expect to graduate.  If there are no terms available you are not eligible to apply or you have already applied.
  4. Verify your information and submit your application.
  5. Confirm or change your diploma name, delivery address and method using the Diploma Options link.

IMPORTANT NOTE | Note that if you do not apply for graduation, you will not be able to attend the Commencement ceremony.

Already applied? Check your application status on Albert on the Academics page under Graduation.

2 - Expected Term of Graduation

The term in which you expect to graduate is an important part of your student record, especially if you receive any form of financial aid. 

Make sure to verify or update your expected date of graduation on Albert in the Academics section under Graduation.

3 - Dean's Exception

Dean’s Exceptions are students who are permitted to participate in Graduation Ceremonies although they have not yet completed their coursework  (with up to two courses outstanding to be completed in the Summer).

How to Apply for Dean’s Exceptions

  1. Register for your final summer course(s)
  2. Submit a Dean's Exception Request via the Google Form 
  3. Once approved, the GPH Registrar will send you an email to confirm you have been approved to participate.
  4. If you have not applied for graduation, make sure to apply for September graduation via Albert by March 1st, 2023. Instructions may be found here. If you've already applied for May graduation via Albert and need to change it to September, please email graduation@nyu.edu and ask them to withdraw you from May, term activate you for summer, and add you to the September graduation cycle.

Remember: In order to receive a Dean's Exception you will need to be already registered for your final summer requirement(s) first.
 


Academic Attire

Details regarding keepsake academic attire can be found below. More details can also be found here.  

1 - Pricing

A full academic attire set consists of a gown, a cap and tassel (mortarboard and tassel for bachelor’s and master’s, or a tam and tassel for doctoral degrees), and a hood (only for master’s and doctoral degrees).

  • Bachelor's and associate set: $55.00
  • Master's set: $75.00
  • Doctoral (and LLM) set: $85.00

2 - Shipping Charges & Ordering PeriodsShipping to International Addresses

Ordering Period Delivery Date Shipping Cost
March 13 through April 7, 2023 By May 2, 2023 $29.95 
April 10 through April 14, 2023 By May 6, 2023 $35.95

Shipping to Domestic (US) Addresses

Ordering Period Delivery Date Shipping Cost
March 13 through April 7, 2023 By May 2, 2023 $13.95
April 10 through April 14, 2023 By May 6, 2023 $19.95

On Campus Distribution

Ordering Period Delivery Date Shipping Cost
March 13 through April 7, 2023 May 9-16, 2023 None; on-campus pick-up only
May 9 through May 16 (in-person) May 9-16, 2023 None; on-campus pick-up only

3 - On Campus Distribution

For those who do not select home shipping, academic attire distribution will be in the Eisner and Lubin Auditorium at the Kimmel Center. The first two days of distribution, Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 9, will be reserved for picking up advance orders that were placed by April 7, 2023.

Distribution Schedule

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM (advanced orders only)
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM (advanced orders only)
Thursday, May 11, 2023 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday, May 12, 2023 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, May 13, 2023 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM *New for 2023*
Sunday, May 14, 2023 Closed
Monday, May 15, 2023 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Closed

4 - Custom Attire

Master’s and doctoral candidates or graduates may prefer to purchase custom-made academic attire. In particular, those entering the profession of academia may prefer the fine quality regalia suitable for wearing regularly in academic ceremonies. Master’s and doctoral candidates or graduates who wish to purchase custom-made academic attire can do so at the Herff Jones website.

 

Master's Candidates or Graduates

Order using promo code NYUMASTER35 between January 1, 2023 and March 22, 2023 to save $35 on custom master’s gowns. This academic attire will incur shipping charges and should arrive by early May.

Doctoral Candidates or Graduates

Order using promo code NYUDR75 between January 1, 2023 and March 22, 2023 to save $75 on custom doctoral gowns. This academic attire will incur shipping charges and should arrive by early May.

5 - University Honors Scholars

If you reach graduation as a top-ranking Baccalaureate candidate or graduate in the Class of 2023, you will be named a University Honors Scholar and awarded the NYU Founders Day Award. Recipients of this honor receive a gold tassel to wear during Commencement and a personalized certificate.

Please note that the University and the School of Global Public Health does not distribute tassels, cords, or stoles for Latin honors.
 


FAQs for Graduation 2023

More detailed information regarding ceremony location and guest tickets is forthcoming. For questions related to the 2023 GPH Graduation Ceremony, please reach out to gph.graduation@nyu.edu.

When is the 2023 All-University Commencement Celebration?

The 2023 All-University Commencement will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 in-person at Yankee Stadium at 11:00am (Eastern time). For more information on NYU Commencement 2023 please refer to their webpage: NYU Commencement.

Will the 2023 GPH Graduation Ceremony be live streamed for family members and friends who are unable to join in-person?

Yes, the 2023 GPH Graduation Ceremony will be live streamed. More information on how to access this will be sent out closer to the date. 

When and how can I order academic attire?

Details on how to order keepsake attire has been posted. For updates, please refer to the NYU Commencement website.

I have a different question(s) about the 2023 GPH Graduation Ceremony, who can I contact?

Please reach out to gph.graduation@nyu.edu and we’ll do our best to answer your questions.

I have a different question(s) about the 2023 All-University Commencement, who can I contact?

For more information about All-University Commencement, visit Frequently Asked Questions, or contact the Office of University Events by email at commencement@nyu.edu or by phone, 212-998-6860

Contact the Office of the Registrar for questions about applying for graduation and diplomas, at graduation@nyu.edu or 212-998-4260.

I only have to take one summer class to fulfill my degree requirement. Can I participate in the GPH and All-University ceremonies in May?

Students who have only one or two courses remaining to complete their degree requirements during the Summer 2023 term may request permission to participate in commencement-related activities by applying for a Dean's exception. To do so, please email gph.registration@nyu.edu (Subject: Dean’s Exceptions) with your N# and program.

When will I receive my diploma?

Approximately 8 weeks after graduation, your diploma will be mailed to your permanent address listed in NYU Albert. Or you can choose to have it mailed to a different address by updating your Diploma Options page in NYU Albert before your conferral date. For further information, visit the Registrar’s website.

My international family and friends want to attend. Where can I find information about visas?

Commencement is all about our graduates. Let's make sure your guests can celebrate with you too! Find information on requesting invitation letters for visa applications, guest tickets, entrance policies at Yankee Stadium, and potential hotel discounts on the NYU Commencement website

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